Review of cabotage in Australia
Alistair Sullivan of Thomas Miller Law provides an overview on the current position on cabotage trading in Australia.
Members can also refer to the UK P&I Club’s recent Legal Briefing providing an overview of the maritime cabotage regimes in China, India, the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Peru’ here
Microsoft Word - AUSTRALIAN REGULATORY ALERT - Cabotage in Australia.docx (115 KB)
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